AHL Report Headlines: Sunday October 29, 2017
|On this day in hockey history… 1970 — Gordie Howe tallies two assists in a game against the Boston Bruins to become the first NHL player to reach 1,000 career assists. 1969 — Jean Beliveau becomes the first player in Montreal Canadiens history to appear in 1,000 NHL games.|
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► Devils trade Wedgewood to Arizona
- The Arizona Coyotes have acquired goaltender Scott Wedgewood from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft. Wedgewood has appeared in one AHL game for the Binghamton Devils this season. In 110 career AHL appearances, Wedgewood shows a record of 51-36-9 with a 2.35 goals-against average, a .908 save percentage and eight shutouts.
► White assigned to Belleville
- Forward Colin White has been assigned to the Belleville Senators after recovering from injury. White suffered a broken wrist injury during the Ottawa Senators’ preseason.
— AHL Report (@TheAHLReport) October 28, 2017
► AHL Front Office changes
- American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced several changes to the league’s front office: Christopher Spano named Vice President of Team Business Services, Hannah Bevis named Manager of Digital and Social Media, Emily Vance promoted to Manager of Business Analytics, and Casey Litwack appointed to the position of Manager of Hockey Administration after serving as coordinator of marketing services.
► Ellis wins Player of the Week
- The American Hockey League announced Bakersfield Condors goaltender Nick Ellis has as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 22, 2017. Ellis made two starts last week and stopped 67 of 68 shots to lead the Condors to back-to-back road victories against one of their Pacific Division rivals.
— Bakersfield Condors (@Condors) October 28, 2017